As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- older form áttján, as shewn by assonances such as, áttján Haraldr sáttir, Fms. vi. 159, in a verse of the middle of the 11th century [Swed. adertan; Dan. atten; Engl. eighteen; Germ. achtzehn]:—eighteen, Edda 108, Hkr. ii. 289, n. G. l. i. 114.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛁᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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